English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Parish in the County of Dorset


In Loders & Bothenhampton liberty, v. hundred name supra . Part of the par. was transferred to the borough of Bridport in 1894. Walditch was once a separate par. (Hutch3 2205).

Major Settlements